Resurrected Christ

17th century (est.)
Dressed santo: wood, polychrome, fabric garments
Height: approximately 3¼ feet (100 cm.)
Church of the Virgin of the Nativity, Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca, Mexico

As in the European tradition, Christ holds a banner in his left hand and raises his right in blessing. The banner is not the European red-cross type but a broad swallowtail in red with gold fringe to match the lining of the cape.

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Photographed at the church by Claire and Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.